Category Archives Rentza Tips

Purchase a home with a Mortgage Broker

If you can afford to rent, chances are that you can afford to purchase a home. Start building equity for your future by saving 5% for a down payment to buy your OWN home. Your monthly mortgage payments may be similar to your monthly rental payments! Purchase a Home Consider the mortgage amount you could afford given […]

Pet-friendly housing

When searching for pet-friendly housing you must understand why many landlords and property managers reject pets. Put yourself in the shoes of a landlord, housing manager, property owner or condominium association for a moment: They may have had bad experiences with irresponsible pet owners who didn’t safely confine their animals or pick up their feces, sneaked pets […]

Living in an apartment with a pet

There are a number of factors to consider when moving into an apartment with a pet. The main two restrictions you will see in apartment complexes are size and breed. Unfortunately, some breeds of dogs are actually banned from properties. Even though the apartment you are interested in is pet-friendly, there are still some important steps to take […]

Property Management Company

Being a landlord can be more tasking than you can imagine. No matter how hard you work to maintain your property, you wonder if you’re doing a good job or if you need more professional help. One of the biggest decisions you will make is to determine whether you need a property management company to […]

Negotiating Rental Rates

You’ve found an apartment that’s perfect for you, but you wish the price were a little lower. Don’t worry, there may be some wiggle room, be strategic and take action. As the saying goes “you never get anything unless you ask for it”. Sometimes if you want lower rental rates you just need to ask. […]